About your Search

20130201
20130228
Search Results 0 to 3 of about 4
trouble negotiating steps. he started using the cane several months ago. >> reporter: in his announcement, the pope said, quote,"i have had to recognize my incapacity to adequately fulfill the ministry entrusted to me." pope benedict xvi has overseen a series of scandals and controversy, including the sex abuse crisis in the catholic church. his critics charge he was not progressive enough, upset he condemned gay marriage, the ordination of women, and allowing priests to marry. but supporters viewed him as a steadfast leader, and praised him for warning against the subtle influence of secularism. >> wendy: joining us now with thoughts on these developments, is dr. cornelius becker a professor at regent university. thank you so much for being on the program. >> it greats to be with you. >> wendy: it is so unusual for a pope to step down, almost unprecedented, cepts fo -- exempt for that one time 600 years ago. >> it is unprecedented. weren't we've had several popes that have resigned for the position, but never for the reason this pope has offered, frail health and advanced age. i think it
are created for love, therefore it is a natural desire, but let us not fall into the trap of letting our desire to rule over us. at the end of the day, what we long for is the eternal kiss that can only come from the lips of god. that my friend is truly lasting and fulfilling. see you next time. >> wendy: today on christian world news, religious freedom in russia. why church leaders say it is getting tougher for evangelicals in the former sov union. plus, gay marriage in the u.k. a new law brings britain one step closer to making it legal for same-sex couples to tie the knot. and what happened to an orphanage in india, where kids have found a safe place, and meet the man behind it. srising religious oppression in the former soviet union. hello, i'm wendy griffith. citizens of the former soviet union face growing restrictions on their freedom. they reported that governments are closing more churches, finding and arresting their religious leaders, and destroying church literature. >> it has been a long road since the revolution that swept away atheist communism in eastern europe. today the
us his exclusive interview from cairo. >> reporter: as egypt's first coptic pope in more than 30 years, he leads a church that has spread to six continents. blindfolded boys selected theodore as the successor. he once served at st. bachoy's monastery near cairo. he just returned from a spiritual retreat there when we met with him. >> i like the monastery life. this charges me with new energy. prayer fulful energy. >> reporter: he says egyptians are spiritual, but he worries about contemporary temptations drawing them away from god. >> the spiritual health is now somewhat weak due to the materialism and due to the technology, modern technology. >> reporter: if their spiritual life is to be strenthened, egyptians must enter into a relationship with god, he says. but the country's new constitution may restrict their ability to do that. >> there is not religious freedom, but, of course, there are some restrictions, yes, especially for the building of the churches. >> reporter: do you think that's going to change? >> very slight change. very, very slight. not nearly the same. >> repor
that have been touched literally around the world and for having chonda join us is like icing on the cake. her life personifies our message that even good christian women have struggles. god is faithful and in the end, there's always something to laugh about. thanks to you our viewers and supporters for hanging in there with us. you are all aspiring women, and we believe the best is yet to come. see you next time! >> well, that's a song about menopause and you forgot the words! Ñ >> george: today on christian world news, arrested in libya. four christian workers are in custody for preaching the gospel. >> wendy: plus, syrian refugees take shelter in jordan, and find compassion from a christian ministry. >> george: and it is the adventure of a lifetime. this woman's worldwide wait to bring the gospel to the law. ♪ >> george: four christians sit behind bars in the north african nation of libya. hello, everyone, i'm george thomas. >> wendy: and i'm wendy griffith. libyan officials say the foreign missionaries are accused of distributing christian literature. as gary lane reports, that is
Search Results 0 to 3 of about 4